Children, childhood, and musical theater

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London : Routledge,, United Kingdom , p.1 online resource. (2020)

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Children's plays., Musicals.


Previously issued in print: 2017.<P>1. Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater: an Introduction</P><P>James Leve and Donelle Ruwe </P><P></P><P>2. Beginning with Do Re Mi: Childhood and <I>The Sound of Music </P></I><P>Ryan Bunch </P><P></P><P>3. Walt Disney, Dr. Benjamin Spock, and the Gospel of Ideal Childrearing: Creating Superlative Nuclear Families in <I>Mary Poppins</I>, <I>Chitty Chitty Bang Bang</I>, and <I>Bedknobs and Broomsticks </P></I><P>William A. Everett </P><P></P><P>4. Saving Mr<I>. [Blank]</I>: Rescuing the Father through Song in Children's and Family Musicals </P><P>Raymond Knapp </P><P></P><P>5. Dickensian Discourses: Giving a (Singing) Voice to the Child-Hero in <I>Oliver! </I>and C<I>opperfield</I> </P><P>Marc Napolitano </P><P></P><P>6. Ghetto Chic: Utopianism and the Authentic Child in <I>The Me Nobody Knows </I>(1970) </P><P>Donelle Ruwe </P><P></P><P>7. Little Girls, Big Voices: <I>Annie</I> </P><P>James Leve</P><P></P><P>8. Urchins, Unite: <I>Newsies</I> as an Antidote to <I>Annie </P></I><P>Marah Gubar </P><P></P><P>9. Agency, Power, and the Inner Child: The "Revolting Children" of <I>Matilda the Musical </P></I><P>Helen Freshwater </P><P></P><P>10. Children's Musicals for Educational and Community Settings </P><P>Lauren Acton </P><P></P><P>11. Broadway Junior </P><P>Stacy Wolf </P><P></P><P>Bibliography of Scholarly Sources </P>Description based on CIP data; resource not viewed.